The Master of Professional Practice is a 180 credit, Level 9 qualification which can be completed by either a thesis, a praxis research project or a professional practice project.* You will:
- Advance your skills in health and social practice
- Choose an interdisciplinary qualification
- Focus on diversity, inter-professionalism, education and leadership
- Apply your study and research to what you’re already doing
- Study anywhere in New Zealand - most of your study will be online
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a ‘B’ grade average at Level 7 and evidence of relevant practice in a related professional field
Special entry may be granted to an applicant who does not meet all entry criteria, provided the Head of School is satisfied the applicant is capable of undertaking the course of study.
*Domestic fee displayed is for 18-months, or 1.5 years of study (equivalent to 180 credits) but is subject to annual fee increases.
IELTS 6.5 Academic, with no band below 6.0, or equivalent
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*International fee displayed is for 18-months, or 1.5 years of study (equivalent to 180 credits) and does not include insurance and administration (approximately $924 per year of study).
How to apply
You can apply through the online application form. However, before you start your application, you will need to have the following documentation available to upload when requested:
- Completed Course Selection Sheet
- Verified ID
This qualification is offered by Whitireia.
From 2023, Whitireia and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. All programmes offered by Whitireia and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review, to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme you have enrolled in may change over time.
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